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Project by trifern posted 02-26-2010 04:36 AM 2143 views 5 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This hollow form vessel is turned from “fats” (Found At Terry’s Shop) wood. It is turned end grain through the pith and is finished with wipe-on poly. It measures approximately 8 inches tall by 6.5 inches wide.

All comments and critiques are welcomed and appreciated.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#1 posted 02-26-2010 04:44 AM

WOW Nice Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#2 posted 02-26-2010 04:48 AM

Gorgeous grain Joe, really pretty.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 02-26-2010 04:49 AM

Now that is one fine looking vessel!! This one is way above the painted vessels you have done recently, at least to my likeing.

‘The SedcoKid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 02-26-2010 04:52 AM

and if I painted it…?

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 02-26-2010 05:00 AM


I them them all, painted or not painted. They all are outstanding pieces of work. I am even more amazed that I get a daily dose of Joe’s work…You must have one heck of a stockpile of wood… I look forward to the next one. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#6 posted 02-26-2010 05:09 AM

please don’t paint it…...pretty please….this is a beautiful piece of wood…and you turned it perfectly….thanks for a wooden piece of art with no paint…its a nice change…don’t you think….:)>

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 02-26-2010 05:48 AM

Wow, I love how the grains show up, very striking. What kind of wood is this? Another superb project!


-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#8 posted 02-26-2010 06:17 AM


-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 02-26-2010 06:22 AM

NO paint on this one Joe, it’s a natural beauty.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#10 posted 02-26-2010 06:25 AM

It’s gems like this, that makes us unable to throw anything out !

-- There is always an opportunity to learn. . . .Steve Mcgrady. . Sydney, Australia.

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#11 posted 02-26-2010 06:31 AM

You really brought out the natural beauty of that one. That’s awesome!

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#12 posted 02-26-2010 06:45 AM

great looking project… nicely done…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#13 posted 02-26-2010 06:51 AM

I just have to say that you are incredibly prolific at working at your turning work and manage to document and post so much work on a continuous basis. My hat is off to you! I have more than 25 turning and woodworking items worthy of posting and projects that I have completed in the past 6 months that I just can’t seem to get around to photographing and going to the trouble and time to post. I can only wish that I could hang aroung you for a day or so in your shop to pick your brain about how to do what you do. Keep up the inspiring work!

Dr. Ken Schwiebert
Williston, FL

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#14 posted 02-26-2010 06:57 AM

I have not commented lately on your turnings Joe…This one is lovely ! Sap and heart mix, with a little figure and spalt for decoration. Great piece of wood and well turned, bravo.

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#15 posted 02-26-2010 07:05 AM

Beautifully done. This looks like it was a lot of fun to turn.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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